(Image credit: Mathieu Juncker)
Disc-shaped, multi-armed, heavily spined starfish. Pale brown to grey green upper surface, deep red tips to very sharp spines.
Length: Diameter up to 60 cm
Coral reef communities; 0-65 m depth
In WA log this species Ningaloo and south
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